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  • Debt Clock Ticking
  • Then I must go to St. Louis for a day, too. In August, I go to Grand Lake Stream, Maine for the Camp Kotok economists gathering/fishing trip. Then I have an Ashford, Inc. board meeting in Beaver Creek where Shane and I will spend an extra couple of days at
  • MauldinEconomics.com
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  • 6/8/2018 9:52:00 PM
  • Farm fresh fish available at Micmac hatchery in Caribou
  • The 34,000 gallon indoor fish farm supports more than 30,000 brook trout hatched from native Maine eggs. Various tanks and pools hold from 1-3-inch fry up to 18-inch fish that weigh up to three pounds, all kept in constantly circulating fresh recycling ...
  • Fiddlehead Focus
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  • 6/7/2018 11:27:00 PM
  • How to slow an invasive species? Turn it into gourmet food
  • PORTLAND, Maine — If we eat them, will they go away? Unfortunately for foes of the green crabs that plague New England shellfish, the answer is probably "no." But that's not stopping a group of scientists, fishermen, chefs and others from getting ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 6/7/2018 1:53:00 AM
  • A Seafood Hater Chases Fish in Maine
  • GROWING UP IN MAINE, I learned that to gain respect you have to present yourself with a certain measure of pluck. I’d steeled my nerves many times as a kid: swimming in 40-degree water, bushwhacking through impenetrable forests and playing soccer against .
  • The Wall Street Journal
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  • 6/6/2018 4:30:00 PM
  • The Best Fishing Father’s Day Gifts We’ve Seen This Year
  • Even when they aren’t fishing, they can daydream of their favorite species with this Orvis series of U.S.-made, Maine artist-designed pint glasses. Get him two and you’ll have something to toast with on Father’s Day (Another tip: There’s 10% off a ...
  • Wide Open Spaces
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  • 6/5/2018 9:03:00 PM
  • Gearing up for fly fishing road trips
  • The venerable tradition of the fly-fishing road trip even predates personal vehicles – in the late 1800s, anglers would hop onto railroad cars and head north into the trout camps of Maine, Michigan, and Canada. Today, savvy road-tripping anglers make ...
  • Gear Institute
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  • 6/5/2018 4:34:00 PM
  • Maine land-based salmon farm appoints first managers
  • The land-based Atlantic salmon producer is moving forward with its plans in Maine. The land-based Atlantic salmon producer is moving forward with its plans in Maine. Full access to all content published on IntraFish.com Full access to latest news across ..
  • Intrafish
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  • 6/5/2018 12:18:00 PM
  • The Ugly Fish That Sings Its Own Song
  • Left: Erica Staaterman with a baby larval snapper (Credit: Erica Staaterman) Right: Simon Brandl diving off a shore in Maine. (Jonathan Rodemann) While the idea of fish having individual voices might seem surprising (Staaterman and Brandl’s study was the .
  • Smithsonian Magazine
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  • 6/4/2018 6:00:00 PM
  • Using New Technology To Answer An Old Problem...How Old Is That Wild Fish?
  • The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife recently acquired the equipment necessary for a Fish Aging Lab that is now located at our Bangor, Maine office. Before the otolith can be sectioned, it must be suspended in a 2-part epoxy within a ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 6/4/2018 7:35:00 AM
  • Conservation groups say pact will help save Atlantic salmon
  • Commercial fishing for Atlantic salmon is prohibited in the United States, where the fish’s Gulf of Maine population is listed under the Endangered Species Act. But the Atlantic Salmon Federation and North Atlantic Salmon Fund said their new deal with ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 6/3/2018 4:14:00 PM
  • US says number of overfished fish stocks at all-time low
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The number of American fish stocks that can be described as “overfished” has hit an all-time low, the U.S. government announced on Thursday. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration made the statement as part of its ...
  • MyNorthwest.com
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  • 6/3/2018 1:37:00 PM
  • Free fishing at Maine's rivers and lakes over the weekend
  • BANGOR, Maine (WABI) - It's free fishing weekend.The Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is encouraging people to get outside this weekend and fish for free. Saturday, June 2nd and Sunday June 3rd, anyone including non-residents can fish ...
  • WABI-TV
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  • 6/2/2018 11:12:00 PM
  • The 25 Best Concerts in Phoenix This June
  • That's because the lineup will include local rockers Doll Skin and The Maine, Buffalo scream rock darlings Every Time I Die, and party ska legends Reel Big Fish. After that, it's not clear what will happen with the event. But it's a big deal that it's endi
  • Phoenix New Times
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  • 6/2/2018 2:29:00 PM
  • Free fishing weekend is June 2-3
  • AUGUSTA, Maine — This weekend is Maine’s free fishing weekend and the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife is encouraging everyone to get outside and enjoy a day fishing with family or friends on one of Maine’s many waters. Free fishing ...
  • Fiddlehead Focus
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  • 6/1/2018 3:52:00 PM
  • Best Places For Fresh Fish In Los Angeles
  • Herringbone’s dinner menu makes a big impression with cold fare (Maine lobster, Alaskan king crab, jumbo shrimp, Big Eye tuna carpacio), hot dishes (crab cakes, braised mussels, Buffalo octopus) and entrees (seafood linguini, grilled wild swordfish ...
  • MSN
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  • 5/30/2018 6:15:00 PM
  • Finding Refuge in Restored Rivers
  • Since 2009, the Service and partners have removed or replaced more than 507 barriers to fish passage from Maine to West Virginia, reconnecting more than 4,020 miles of rivers and streams and 19,300 acres of wetlands. While some of this work has been ...
  • usfwsnortheast.wordpress.com
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  • 5/30/2018 4:14:00 PM
  • HIGH YIELD TRAIN WRECK / JOHN MAULDIN´S WEEKLY NEWSLETTER
  • In August, I will take my traditional Camp Kotok fishing trek with many friends and my youngest son at Grand Lake Stream, Maine. Later that month, Shane and I will go to Beaver Creek, Colorado for an Ashford board meeting. We also plan to visit Woody Brock
  • gonzaloraffoinfonews.blogspot.com
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  • 5/30/2018 9:49:00 AM
  • Orono dam work cause for fish deaths in Penobscot River
  • BANGOR, Maine (WABI) If you've walked along the waterfront in Bangor or Brewer, you may have noticed quite a few dead fish floating in the river. The fish started to pile up this weekend and caused quite a stink in the area. The dead fish are the result of
  • WABI-TV
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  • 5/29/2018 8:53:00 PM
  • Conservation deal halts commercial salmon fishing in Greenland for 12 years
  • An Atlantic salmon leaps while swimming inside a farm pen near Eastport, Maine, Sunday, Oct. 12, 2008, in Eastport, Maine. A deal has been reached that will halt commercial salmon fishing in Greenland and the Faroe Islands for the next 12 years to allow ..
  • Medicine Hat News
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  • 5/28/2018 4:50:00 PM
  • Deal halts commercial salmon fishing in Greenland
  • The coastal waters of Greenland and the Faroe Islands are critical feeding grounds for the salmon, and many come from endangered populations in rivers like the Saint John in New Brunswick and the Penobscot in Maine. In exchange for commercial fishermen not
  • MSN
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  • 5/28/2018 4:20:00 PM
  • Alone on a Maine river, fly-fishing again
  • John Kirk rolled into the parking lot of Veazie Salmon Club on Saturday afternoon in a pickup truck full of fly rods — seven to be precise — and other assorted fishing gear, eager to see if he could catch an early arriving American shad. Not that the ...
  • Bangor Daily News
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  • 5/28/2018 11:14:00 AM
  • High Yield Train Wreck
  • In August, I will take my traditional Camp Kotok fishing trek with many friends and my youngest son at Grand Lake Stream, Maine. Later that month, Shane and I will go to Beaver Creek, Colorado for an Ashford board meeting. We also plan to visit Woody Brock
  • GoldSeek
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  • 5/27/2018 7:01:00 PM
  • US says number of overfished fish stocks at all-time low
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The U.S. government says the number of American fish stocks that can be described as "overfished" has hit an all-time low. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration made the statement Thursday as part of its annual Status .
  • Union Bulletin
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  • 5/26/2018 5:18:00 AM
  • High Yield Train Wreck
  • In August, I will take my traditional Camp Kotok fishing trek with many friends and my youngest son at Grand Lake Stream, Maine. Later that month, Shane and I will go to Beaver Creek, Colorado for an Ashford board meeting. We also plan to visit Woody Brock
  • MauldinEconomics.com
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  • 5/25/2018 8:37:00 PM
  • US says number of overfished fish stocks at all-time low
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — The U.S. government says the number of American fish stocks that can be described as "overfished" has hit an all-time low. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration made the statement Thursday as part of its annual Status .
  • The Pueblo Chieftain
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  • 5/25/2018 1:22:00 PM
  • Haddock top notch off Seabrook, Newburyport
  • Several hundred fish were liberated. These were fishes captured from Maine. Some of those salmon would look nice in Bay State waters, too. NORTH SHORE -- The haddock bite is top notch. If you head out of Seabrook, Newburyport or Gloucester, you're going to
  • The Lowell Sun
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  • 5/25/2018 10:35:00 AM
  • Maine Closes Elver Fishery Over Illegal Sales
  • The Maine Department of Marine Resources announced that it will close the state’s elver fishery 2 weeks early, on May 24 at 6:00 a.m. The closure, done through emergency rulemaking, is being implemented because of illegal sales of the juvenile eels.
  • New England Boating & Fishing
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  • 5/24/2018 2:06:00 PM
  • Lucrative baby eel fishery shut down over illegal sales
  • PORTLAND, Maine — Maine’s highly lucrative baby eel fishery is being shut down two weeks early due to concerns about illegal sales. Fishermen seek the elvers in Maine because of the fish’s role as seed stock in Asian aquaculture. The Maine Department ...
  • The Republic
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  • 5/23/2018 6:58:00 PM
  • Maine salmon farm to use baths to rid fish of lice
  • EASTPORT, Maine — A company that farms salmon in Maine and New Brunswick says it’s using a new approach to combating the epidemic of sea lice that has never been used in Atlantic Canada before. Salmon farms all over the world struggle with sea lice ...
  • Bangor Daily News
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  • 5/13/2018 10:55:00 AM
  • Maine salmon farm to use baths to rid fish of lice
  • EASTPORT, Maine — A company that farms salmon in Maine and New Brunswick says it’s using a new approach to combating the epidemic of sea lice that has never been used in Atlantic Canada before. Salmon farms all over the world struggle with sea lice ...
  • MSN
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  • 5/12/2018 2:37:00 PM
  • Michigan is focused on fish and wildlife
  • Michigan sponsors lots of fish and wildlife projects that would be good to have in Maine. For example, they just awarded $100,000 in 11 grants for deer habitat improvements on private land. The Deer Habitat Improvement Partnership Initiative is a ...
  • georgesoutdoornews.bangordailynews.com
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  • 5/12/2018 1:59:00 PM
  • Irving unveils its plans for 51,000 acres in Fish River Lakes chain
  • The public gets its first opportunity to comment on a plan to rezone 51,000 acres within the Fish River Chain of Lakes at two public hearings later this month in northern Maine. J.D. Irving’s proposed concept plan asks the Maine Land Use Planning ...
  • Bangor Daily News
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  • 5/12/2018 1:40:00 PM
  • The Future of Fishing Is Big Data and Artificial Intelligence
  • New England’s groundfish season is in full swing, as hundreds of dayboat fishermen from Rhode Island to Maine take to the water in search of the region’s iconic cod and haddock. But this year, several dozen of them are hauling in their catch under the ...
  • Civil Eats
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  • 5/10/2018 9:16:00 AM
  • Herring’s role in ocean food web could change fishing rules
  • ROCKPORT, Maine (AP) - Changes could be coming to the harvest of a small fish that supports one of the largest fisheries on the East Coast. Federal fishing managers have debated changes to the harvest of Atlantic herring in recent years, and the potential
  • The Washington Times
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  • 5/10/2018 5:22:00 AM
  • Changes to eel fishing regulations under consideration
  • BREWER, Maine (AP) - Interstate fishing managers are considering a host of changes to the way they regulate commercial eel harvesting, and public hearings about the subject are getting started in New York. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission is
  • WABI-TV
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  • 5/9/2018 12:31:00 PM
  • Gloucester fish seller, supplier earn sustainability certification
  • "There’s a lot of them out there,” says Jimmy Odlin from the headquarters of his Portland, Maine-based AtlanticTrawlers Fishing. “We just needed to sell more of it. We knew we needed to expand our market and after researching, we decided that MSC ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 5/8/2018 12:54:00 AM
  • Maine lobster prices high but dropping as fishing heats up
  • Canada’s spring fishing season is just starting to heat up, which means prices already are starting to track back down. Canada’s spring fishing season is just starting to heat up, which means prices already are starting to track back down. Full access ...
  • Intrafish
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  • 5/7/2018 7:41:00 AM
  • Maine ID's Stocked Fish Via Fin Clips
  • Springtime is when fish culturists at the state’s hatcheries are busy preparing to stock lakes and rivers for anglers. Many of the fish we stock have had a fin clipped. IF&W fisheries biologists, fish culturists, and even volunteers have been “marking ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/7/2018 5:57:00 AM
  • Maine hearings set on possible increase in baby eel fishing quota
  • BREWER, Maine — A proposal to allow to increase Maine’s annual catch limit of baby eels will aired at two public hearings in the state next month. Fishermen harvest baby eels, also known as elvers, in Maine rivers and streams each spring and then sell ...
  • MSN
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  • 5/4/2018 6:55:00 PM
  • Hearings Coming About Increase in Baby Eel Fishing Quota
  • BREWER, Maine (AP) A proposal to allow Maine’s elver fishermen to catch more of the baby eels will be up for a public hearing in the state next month. Fishermen harvest elvers in rivers and streams in Maine so they can be sold to Asian aquaculture ...
  • WGAN
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  • 5/3/2018 1:41:00 PM
  • Hearings coming about increase in baby eel fishing quota
  • A proposal to allow Maine's elver fishermen to catch more of the baby eels will be up for a public hearing in the state next month. Fishermen harvest elvers in rivers and streams in Maine so they can be sold to Asian aquaculture companies for use in ...
  • Miami Herald
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  • 5/3/2018 4:26:00 AM
  • Feds closing part of New England scallop fishery
  • The National Oceanic Atmospheric Administration says it is closing the northern Gulf of Maine to a class of fishermen who fish under a federal permit starting Wednesday at 12:01 a.m. The closure will last until March 31, 2019. NOAA says the vessels will ..
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 5/2/2018 11:54:00 PM
  • Land Use Planning Commission plans hearings on Fish River Chain
  • CARIBOU, Maine — The Maine Land Use Planning Commission will host two public hearings on Irving Woodlands LLC’s proposed Fish River Chain of Lakes Concept Plan, for lands within T15 R5 WELS, Madawaska Lake Twp., T16 R5 WELS, T17 R3 WELS, Sinclair Twp.
  • Fiddlehead Focus
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  • 5/2/2018 6:57:00 PM
  • Open mic to benefit Fish Ladder restoration
  • Courtesy of Grace Goldberg The next Damariscotta Open Mic at Savory Maine, scheduled for Wednesday, May 9, will be a benefit for the restoration of the Damariscotta Mills Fish Ladder. Join us for dinner and live music - doors will open at 5 p.m ...
  • Boothbay Register
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  • 5/1/2018 7:26:00 PM
  • Open mic to benefit Fish Ladder restoration
  • Courtesy of Grace Goldberg The next Damariscotta Open Mic at Savory Maine, scheduled for Wednesday, May 9, will be a benefit for the restoration of the Damariscotta Mills Fish Ladder. Join us for dinner and live music - doors will open at 5 p.m ...
  • Wiscasset Newspaper
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  • 5/1/2018 2:13:00 PM
  • Gulf Council Names New Executive Director
  • Desert Island Biological Laboratory in Maine studying the physiology of spiny dogfish sharks. Dr. Simmons is eager to take on her new position. "The opportunity to serve as the Executive Director of the Gulf Council is truly an honor. I genuinely look ...
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 5/1/2018 6:39:00 AM
  • Weekend Fiction: The Mask-Maker of Manhattan
  • I found, however, little variance in the telling, only in detail. A dozen Island Creek oysters from Maine, Chesapeake Diamondback terrapin soup, crayfish in savouryjelly and roasted Burford peafowl, followed by a table of desserts and pastries. They said .
  • disclaimermag.com
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  • 4/28/2018 1:56:00 AM
  • 5 Reasons to Keep the New Cap on Menhaden Fishing in the Chesapeake Bay
  • Protecting the East Coast’s largest menhaden nursery will help the species recover in the Chesapeake Bay and return to abundance in its full historic U.S. range, from Florida to Maine. Only then should the commission consider increasing fishing of this ...
  • The Pew Charitable Trusts
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  • 4/27/2018 8:16:00 PM
  • Fish & Richardson Moves D.C. Office to The Wharf
  • WASHINGTON, April 27, 2018 /PRNewswire/ -- Fish & Richardson is on the move. The global IP law firm's D.C. office will move on April 30 to 1000 Maine at The Wharf, the $2 billion, mile-long neighborhood located on D.C.'s Southwest Waterfront. The ...
  • The Business Journals
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  • 4/27/2018 5:31:00 PM
  • Fish & Richardson Moves D.C. Office to The Wharf
  • Fish signed a 16-year lease in November 2016 to move its D.C. office – which includes approximately 120 attorneys and staff – to the 250,000 square foot 1000 Maine building, which was developed to LEED Gold Core and Shell standards. The space was ...
  • PR Newswire
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  • 4/27/2018 4:57:00 PM
  • Energy Department Selects Four Projects for Fish Passage Funding
  • Black Bear Hydro Partners, LLC: Brookfield Renewable of Milford, Maine will evaluate the performance of the Whooshh Fish Transport System—a new fish passage solution using lengths of flexible tube and slight differences in pressure to gently propel fish ..
  • Imperial Valley News
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  • 4/25/2018 7:58:00 PM
  • From Scratch: Shellfishmen Depend On Hand-crafted Ribb Rakes
  • In the beginning, they made three styles of commercial rakes, but after Ron talked to fishermen from Maine to Florida he bought a line of fixtures that broadened the kinds of rakes they could create. The business was doing well because Ron was meticulous .
  • The Cape Cod Chronicle
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  • 4/25/2018 4:01:00 PM
  • Maine Offers Free Home Boating Safety Course
  • AUGUSTA, Maine – The Department of Inland Fisheries & Wildlife offers Maine boaters many ways to take boating safety courses, but now there is a new option that saves money. The Pine Tree State now offers the free online BoatUS Foundation boating safety ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 4/25/2018 7:28:00 AM
  • Baby eel fishermen on track to catch quota after short years
  • PORTLAND, Maine — Maine’s baby eel fishermen are on track to catch the entirety of their quota for the valuable fish after falling short in recent years. The eels are sold to Asian aquaculture companies, and are part of the worldwide supply chain for ...
  • The Republic
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  • 4/25/2018 4:17:00 AM
  • Charter boat loses 132-pound cod catch
  • Recreational cod fishing is banned in this area, known as the Gulf of Maine Regulated Mesh Area. Officers were conducting inspections on charter boats and other recreational craft when they came upon the boat in question, a charter out of Onset with 33 ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 4/24/2018 1:07:00 AM
  • It’s an Alga, It’s a Squid. No, It’s a Fish!
  • The population has declined by almost eighty percent in the past few decades. In contrast, lobsters in the Gulf of Maine have exploded and the fishery has seen record landings. So, what gives?
  • Cape and Islands NPR
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  • 4/23/2018 2:17:00 PM
  • Local hatchery celebrates World Fish Migration Day
  • ORLAND, Maine (WABI) - Across the globe people are joining together to celebrate World Fish Migration Day. A celebration of sorts took place close to home, at the Craig Brook National Fish Hatchery in Orland. Connecting rivers, fish, and people.
  • WABI-TV
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  • 4/21/2018 10:03:00 PM
  • Fish farm offers trout for stocking
  • CARIBOU, Maine –The Micmac Fish Farm is offering a new service to northern Maine landowners. This spring, Micmac Farms is licensed to stock trout in private ponds and waters. According to marketing manager Jacob Pelkey, the farm is restoring a service ...
  • Fiddlehead Focus
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  • 4/21/2018 6:08:00 PM
  • In Maine, It's A Boom Year When It Comes To Fishing For Baby Eels
  • Copyright 2018 Maine Public. To see more, visit Maine Public. Each spring, a few lucky Maine fishermen have the chance to make a lot of money catching baby eels, known as elvers, to sell to eel farms in Asia. This year, the prices are some of the highest e
  • Capital Public Radio
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  • 4/21/2018 12:05:00 PM
  • New Bedford fishermen docked for season's start
  • According to the Standard Times newspaper of New Bedford, Maggie Raymond of the Associated Fisheries of Maine asked the council how the forfeited boats can even be moved between sectors. A council attorney, according to the Standard Times story ...
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 4/20/2018 10:39:00 PM
  • Menhaden: Big Questions About Little Fish
  • But we learned that these states aren’t necessarily where those bait fish are most needed. For example, although menhaden lately have been plentiful in Maine’s waters, the state’s harvest quota has been too small the last few years to satisfy the ...
  • ncseagrant.ncsu.edu
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  • 3/16/2018 1:19:00 PM
  • Can the Shinnecock Nation Save its Fishing Rights?
  • The number of eels has dropped significantly in Maine’s nearby fishery, further spiking demand. The Shinnecock also hope to study the mysterious fish and potentially breed it, although the species has never yet been successfully bred in captivity.
  • Civil Eats
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  • 3/15/2018 9:25:00 AM
  • Maine’s scallop season nearing end with grounds still open
  • LUBEC, Maine — Maine’s scallop fishing season is nearing its final weeks with many scallop fishing grounds still open for harvesting. The Maine scallop season begins in December and runs until April 10 this year. The state’s regulators use targeted ...
  • The Republic
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  • 3/15/2018 4:13:00 AM
  • Town to renovate Fish River trestle
  • FORT KENT, Maine — An old railroad trestle which outdoor enthusiasts rely on to get them across the Fish River will soon undergo a safety makeover. The trestle was constructed in the 1950s and connects the Heritage Trail across the Fish River.
  • Fiddlehead Focus
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  • 3/13/2018 5:23:00 AM
  • Eel shortage could be bad news for sushi lovers
  • MEMBERS of Maine’s baby-eel fishing industry are expecting high prices for the tiny fish this year because of a shortage on the international market, and sushi lovers could end up feeling the pinch. Maine is the only US state with a significant fishery ...
  • Northern Territory News
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  • 3/13/2018 12:30:00 AM
  • Cooperative Project Benefits Wylie’s Brook Trout
  • Since 2009, the Service and partners have removed or replaced more than 507 barriers to fish passage from Maine to West Virginia, reconnecting more than 4,020 miles of rivers and streams and 19,300 acres of wetlands. Partners across the Northeast have ...
  • usfwsnortheast.wordpress.com
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  • 3/12/2018 3:10:00 PM
  • A fish coup in the salmon kingdom
  • Not that far to the south, there is concern over the extraordinary temperature increases in the Gulf of Maine, where lobsters are threatened and new, southern fish species are being seen. But the Gulf of Saint Lawrence is also warming quickly, with ...
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  • 3/12/2018 12:22:00 PM
  • Maine fishermen break $500 million bar in seafood landings for 2017
  • This is the fourth highest recorded value in landed lobster. However, it's a 16% drop from 2016 in terms of volume. This is the fourth highest recorded value in landed lobster. However, it's a 16% drop from 2016 in terms of volume. Full access to all ...
  • Intrafish
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  • 3/12/2018 7:31:00 AM
  • Fishermen of baby eels expect high price as stocks dry up
  • ROCKPORT, Maine — Members of Maine’s baby-eel fishing industry are expecting high prices for the tiny fish this year because of a shortage on the international market, and sushi lovers could end up feeling the pinch. Maine is the only U.S. state with a ...
  • The Republic
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  • 3/11/2018 2:09:00 PM
  • Fishermen of baby eels expect high price as stocks dry up
  • ROCKPORT, Maine — Members of Maine’s baby-eel fishing industry are expecting high prices for the tiny fish this year because of a shortage on the international market, and sushi lovers could end up feeling the pinch. Maine is the only U.S. state with a ...
  • Daily Journal
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  • 3/11/2018 2:09:00 PM
  • Maine: Fisheries Division Receives Award for Arctic Charr Restoration
  • AUGUSTA, Maine -- The Fisheries Division of the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries received national attention today for their work restoring native Arctic charr to Big Reed Pond in northern Piscataquis county. The American Fisheries Society presented ..
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 3/9/2018 8:13:00 AM
  • Maine fishermen break $500 million bar in lobster landings for 2017
  • This is the fourth highest recorded value in landed lobster. However, it's a 16% drop from 2016 in terms of volume. This is the fourth highest recorded value in landed lobster. However, it's a 16% drop from 2016 in terms of volume. Full access to all ...
  • Intrafish
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  • 3/7/2018 7:24:00 PM
  • The Best of March Yellow Perch Fishing in New England
  • On the other hand, that means more fish and action for those who dedicate effort to perch fishing. One of the better perch lakes in central Maine is Maranacook Lake in Kennebec County. The lake forms two basins, the deeper south basin in Winthrop and ...
  • Game & Fish
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  • 3/6/2018 10:39:00 PM
  • Maine’s Influential Lobster Fishing Group Has a New Leader
  • ROCKPORT, Maine (AP) One of the most influential commercial fishing groups in New England is handing over its top position to a new leader for the first time in almost three decades. The Maine Lobstermen’s Association has elected Kristan Porter of Cutler .
  • WGAN
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  • 3/6/2018 2:30:00 PM
  • Fishermen, environmentalists to blast offshore drilling plan
  • AUGUSTA, Maine (AP) — Fishing groups, environmentalists, politicians and tourism advocates plan to use a pair of public hearings this week to oppose the Trump administration's proposal to expand offshore drilling in the Atlantic and other ocean waters.
  • Associated Press
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  • 3/5/2018 4:50:00 PM
  • Maine's influential lobster fishing group has a new leader
  • ROCKPORT, Maine (AP) -- One of the most influential commercial fishing groups in New England is handing over its top position to a new leader for the first time in almost three decades. The Maine Lobstermen's Association has elected Kristan Porter of ...
  • Yahoo Finance
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  • 3/5/2018 3:34:00 PM
  • Maine's influential lobster fishing group has a new leader
  • One of the most influential commercial fishing groups in New England is handing over its top position to a new leader for the first time in almost three decades. The Maine Lobstermen's Association has elected Kristan Porter of Cutler to replace David ...
  • Miami Herald
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  • 3/5/2018 2:17:00 PM
  • Maine Releases 2017 Marine Fisheries Landings Data
  • According to a press release from the Maine Dept. of Marine Resources, Maine commercial fishermen once again landed more than a half-billion dollars’ worth of marine resources in 2017. At $569,173,089, the total value stands as the fourth highest ever ...
  • New England Boating & Fishing
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  • 3/4/2018 7:25:00 AM
  • Marketing Lobsters, Harvesting Crabs On Agenda At Fish Forum
  • ROCKPORT, Maine (AP) _ The social event of the year in the world of Maine fishing is coming to a close in Rockport. Saturday is the final day of the Maine Fishermen’s Forum for 2018. The event began on Thursday at the Samoset Resort. It takes place every .
  • WGAN
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  • 3/3/2018 8:27:00 PM
  • Calamari on the menu as feds maintain US squid fishing quota
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Federal fishing regulators are keeping the quota for commercial squid fishermen about the same under new fishing rules that take effect soon. U.S. fishermen harvest shortfin and longfin squid in the Atlantic Ocean. The squid are ...
  • The Press of Atlantic City
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  • 3/2/2018 7:40:00 PM
  • Reel Big Fish, Simple Plan and more announced for Vans Warped Tour
  • Highlights of this year's lineup include: Reel Big Fish, Bowling For Soup, the Used, Frank Turner, All Time Low, Simple Plan, Taking Back Sunday, the Maine, Waterparks, the Interrupters, ISSUES, Sum 41, Tonight Alive, Knuckle Puck, and 3OH!3. The full ...
  • Orlando Weekly
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  • 3/2/2018 5:52:00 PM
  • Calamari on the menu as feds maintain US squid fishing quota
  • PORTLAND, Maine — Federal fishing regulators are keeping the quota for commercial squid fishermen about the same under new fishing rules that take effect soon. U.S. fishermen harvest shortfin and longfin squid in the Atlantic Ocean. The squid are used as .
  • WRAL
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  • 3/2/2018 11:06:00 AM
  • Monkfish: Why industry touts weird looking fish
  • PORTLAND, Maine: Now serving sea monsters. That's the message from members of the fishing industry, environmentalists and regulators who are trying to persuade U.S. consumers to eat more of a particularly weird-looking creature from the deep - monkfish.
  • Deccan Chronicle
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  • 3/2/2018 9:51:00 AM
  • Calamari on the menu as feds maintain US squid fishing quota
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Federal fishing regulators are keeping the quota for commercial squid fishermen about the same under new fishing rules that take effect soon. U.S. fishermen harvest shortfin and longfin squid in the Atlantic Ocean. The squid are ...
  • Hickory Daily Record
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  • 3/2/2018 6:20:00 AM
  • Ugly delicacy? Industry touts weird-looking fish
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Now serving sea monsters. That’s the message from members of the fishing industry, environmentalists and regulators who are trying to persuade U.S. consumers to eat more of a particularly weird-looking creature from the deep ...
  • Boston.com
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  • 3/2/2018 12:20:00 AM
  • Atlantic mackerel fishery will be restricted rest of year
  • PORTLAND, Maine — The East Coast mackerel fishery will face new restrictions because fishermen have exceeded their limit for two other species. Fishermen bring Atlantic mackerel to shore from Maine to North Carolina. The fishermen are given a limit to ...
  • The Republic
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  • 2/28/2018 8:43:00 PM
  • Top 10 Fishing and Hunting Stories
  • Top 10 fishing and hunting stories on ODU Magazine the last two weeks based on total opens. What did you miss? Maine man hauls 25-pound togue (laker) – https://www.odumagazine.com/maine-man-hauls-25-pound-togue-laker/ Three Clam Outdoors Products To ...
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 2/25/2018 1:18:00 PM
  • Maine closes more scallop areas to prevent overfishing
  • ADDISON, Maine — Maine fishing regulators are shutting down more areas to scallop fishing for the season to protect the health of the shellfish. The state shuts down scalloping areas to prevent the valuable resource from being overfished. The Maine ...
  • WRAL
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  • 2/25/2018 11:29:00 AM
  • Maine Shuts Down Fishing Stations To Protect Shellfish
  • ADDISON, Maine (AP) — Maine fishing regulators are shutting down more areas to scallop fishing for the season to protect the health of the shellfish. The state shuts down scalloping areas to prevent the valuable resource from being overfished. The Maine ..
  • NH1
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  • 2/24/2018 8:47:00 PM
  • Plan to try to fix scallop scuffle up for debate
  • PORTLAND, Maine — The federal government is taking comments from the public about a plan to try to better manage a piece of the scallop fishery that has been a source of conflict in recent years. The National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration is ...
  • The Republic
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  • 2/23/2018 4:11:00 AM
  • Cold Winters and Hot Togue Fishing on Sebago Lake
  • Thanks to a frigid start to the ice fishing season, many of Maine’s lakes have had the chance to accumulate a solid base of ice. While ice can never be considered completely safe without careful consideration, especially given changing ice conditions due .
  • thefishingwire.com
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  • 2/22/2018 7:10:00 AM
  • Plan for scallop fishing lottery passes key hurdle
  • PORTLAND (AP) — A plan to create a fishing license lottery to get new people into the scallop fishery has passed a key hurdle in the Maine Legislature. The Joint Standing Committee on Marine Resources unanimously approved the proposal on Feb. 14.
  • Journal Tribune
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  • 2/20/2018 2:09:00 PM
  • Body of Missing Maine Shellfisherman Located
  • The body of 62-year-old Delbert Caler, a shellfisherman from Harrington, ME, was discovered on the morning of February 15 by a local fisherman working with Maine Marine Patrol after he was reported missing earlier in the day. Marine Patrol received a ...
  • New
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  • 2/19/2018 3:59:00 PM
  • Plan for Scallop Fishing Lottery Passes Key Hurdle
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) A plan to create a fishing license lottery to get new people into the scallop fishery has passed a key hurdle in the Maine Legislature. The Joint Standing Committee on Marine Resources unanimously approved the proposal on Feb. 14.
  • WGAN
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  • 2/19/2018 2:22:00 PM
  • Chefs serve fish straight from the can
  • and The Shop, a retail store and oyster bar in Portland, Maine. Inspired by the history of Maine’s canneries, The Shop features a selection of international tinned fish and caviar from Ramon Pena, including sardines, octopus and mussels in different ...
  • Nation's Restaurant News
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  • 2/16/2018 10:12:00 PM
  • 2018 Maine Boater-Safety Course Schedule
  • The Maine Dept. of Inland Fish & Wildlife is currently offering the following boating-safety courses for 2018. Additional courses may be added at a later date. Note: Persons 16 years of age and under 18 years of age MAY NOT operate a personal watercraft ..
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  • 2/16/2018 7:13:00 AM
  • The RAMKAT in Winston-Salem to Open March 9-10
  • Scrub Pine is a smoky North Western mining town. It is a capsized fishing boat off the coast of Maine. It is a Spanish bayonet in a Floridian cypress swamp. With influences ranging from Neil Young to The Eagles, and Low to Lambchop, Scrub Pine is a healthy
  • Yes Weekly
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  • 2/9/2018 7:11:00 PM
  • Letting Nature Do The Work
  • Since 2009, the Service and partners have removed or replaced more than 507 barriers to fish passage from Maine to West Virginia, reconnecting more than 4,020 miles of rivers and streams and 19,300 acres of wetlands. Partners across the Northeast have ...
  • usfwsnortheast.wordpress.com
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  • 2/9/2018 4:53:00 PM
  • Managers approve rules for better lobster catch data
  • PORTLAND, Maine — Interstate fishing managers say they have approved a new set of rules for lobster and crab fishing that they expect will improve data collection about the two valuable species. The Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission approved ...
  • The Republic
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  • 2/8/2018 2:43:00 PM
  • Council waits on state for new cod, haddock limits
  • Sometimes it's even better to have a backup plan. The New England Fishery Management Council has one of each for its recommendations to NOAA Fisheries on recreational Gulf of Maine cod and haddock bag limits for the 2018 fishing season. Now the council is
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 2/8/2018 5:35:00 AM
  • Al’s Goldfish, Coming Back To a Tackle Box Near You
  • Last year, I had the pleasure to meet Mike Lee, a small business owner from Maine who was promoting his fishing products at an outdoor writers meeting. He’s an engaging guy and we had much in common. A few days ago, we talked for a very long time about ...
  • odumagazine.com
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  • 2/7/2018 11:34:00 PM
  • Fishing Managers Consider Request for More Baby Eel Fishing
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) Fishermen from Maine are planning to use an interstate hearing to make the case they should be allowed to catch more baby eels. Baby eels, called elvers, are worth more than $1,000 per pound at the docks in Maine because of the ...
  • Newsradio WGAN
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  • 2/6/2018 7:02:00 PM
  • The Epic Fight Over the Enigmatic Eel
  • Late last year, the American eel management board for the Atlantic States Marine Fisheries Commission announced that the “resource remains depleted,” but opted to maintain Maine’s elver quota of around 4,400 kilograms for 2018. For Feigenbaum ...
  • Smithsonian
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  • 2/5/2018 5:27:00 PM
  • Annual Kids’ Ice Fishing Derby February 17
  • Wiley Pond has again this year been opened by the state for kids-only (under 16) ice fishing for the month of February. The Maine Dept. of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife (IF&W) stocked the pond with brook trout this past fall specifically for ice fishing.
  • Boothbay Register
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  • 2/5/2018 4:27:00 PM
  • Constitutional amendment to protect hunting and fishing rejected
  • The Maine Constitution will not be amended to include a right to hunt and fish. This proposed Constitutional amendment was championed by the Sportsman’s Alliance of Maine and the National Rifle Association. At a work session on the proposed amendment ...
  • georgesoutdoornews.bangordailynews.com
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  • 2/5/2018 10:52:00 AM
  • Feds keeping red crab harvest at same level
  • The crabs are fished for use as food, usually as fresh-picked meat or frozen legs. They have been brought to shore from Maine to Virginia over the years. The biggest producer in recent years has been Massachusetts. NOAA says there were no overages in 2017
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 2/4/2018 7:21:00 PM
  • Smelts, beloved by ice fishermen, continue comeback
  • BOWDOINHAM, Maine — Smelt fishing is a winter tradition in northern New England, where people pan fry them and eat them whole. The fish are the subject of a popular Down East Maine festival every year, and are featured prominently in supermarkets and ...
  • The Republic
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  • 2/3/2018 3:42:00 PM
  • Fishing managers: Oil drilling in Atlantic is a bad idea
  • PORTLAND, Maine — Northeast fishing managers say offshore drilling for oil and gas off New England and the mid-Atlantic states is a bad idea because it could jeopardize marine life and industries. The New England Fishery Management Council agreed to send .
  • WRAL.com
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  • 2/3/2018 11:46:00 AM
  • Editorials from around New England
  • Stein's law: If something can't keep going forever, it won't. Maine's lobster industry is near the peak of a historic boom, making it the state's most lucrative fishery. In the last 30 years, lobster landings have increased from 20 million pounds a year to
  • WRAL.com
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  • 2/3/2018 11:44:00 AM
  • Recreational Cod Fishing to Stay Shut Down in Gulf of Maine
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) Fishing managers are recommending that cod remain off limits to recreational fishermen in the Gulf of Maine. Cod were once harvested in colossal numbers from New England waters, but the population has collapsed in the Gulf of Maine and
  • WABI-TV | WABI
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  • 2/2/2018 9:40:00 PM
  • Maine shutting down more scallop areas to protect harvest
  • WHITING, Maine — Maine officials say the state’s shutting down a few high traffic scallop fishing areas to prevent overfishing. The Maine Department of Marine Resource is closing Sand and Machias bays and Lower Englishman Bay starting on Sunday.
  • The Republic
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  • 2/2/2018 7:34:00 PM
  • Maine Coast Stripers
  • The rocky coast of Maine provides a breathtaking backdrop to a summer day of fishing for striped bass. Chris Megan joins Captain Peter Whelan of Shoals Fly Fishing and Light Tackle to try a unique method of fishing live mackerel for shallow-water stripers
  • onthewater.com
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  • 2/2/2018 1:10:00 AM
  • Research shrimper: Trawls better every week
  • There are days when Joe Jurek must feel the loneliness of the long-distance shrimper, a solitary figure in the Gulf of Maine as the only Massachusetts commercial fisherman allowed to harvest coveted northern shrimp from a fishery just entering its fifth ..
  • Gloucester Daily Times
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  • 2/2/2018 12:52:00 AM
  • Native Fish Coalition
  • Founded in Maine, Native Fish Coalition (NFC) has expanded into New Hampshire and Vermont and are looking to expand even further. NFC is an apolitical, all-volunteer 501(c)(3) non-profit organization. We formed to address what was falling through the crack
  • midcurrent.com
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  • 2/1/2018 1:10:00 PM
  • Annual Michael J. Rowe Memorial Ice Fishing Derby is set for Feb. 17
  • Rowe Memorial Ice Fishing Derby will be held Saturday, Feb. 17. The event will run from 6 a.m. until 4 p.m. on Wilson Lake, coinciding with the Maine Department of Inland Fisheries and Wildlife’s Free Fishing Weekend. Any person whose license has not ...
  • Daily Bulldog
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  • 1/31/2018 5:37:00 PM
  • Fishing managers: Oil drilling in Atlantic is a bad idea
  • PORTLAND, Maine (AP) — Northeast fishing managers say offshore drilling for oil and gas off New England and the mid-Atlantic states is a bad idea because it could jeopardize marine life and industries. The New England Fishery Management Council agreed to .
  • Associated Press
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  • 1/31/2018 4:10:00 PM
  • Positive signs for fishos as cod catch on rise
  • Fishermen seek cod in the Gulf of Maine and on Georges Bank, and both areas are scheduled for quota bumps on May 1. “The quotas are so constraining that there’s not a lot of opportunity and interest in targeting cod,” said Ben Martens, executive ...
  • NT News
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  • 1/31/2018 12:30:00 AM

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